SCENARIO: Climate change impacts on UK apple production and quality
Prof R Ellis, Prof P Hadley, Dr M Ordidge, Mr T Biddlecombe
25 January 2019
Future food and nutritional security requires sustainable food production systems in future, different climates. Perennial crops such as top fruit (apples, pears, plums, cherries, etc) are more sustainable than annual crops.
Neural basis underlying mating decisions in fruit flies
Dr C Rezaval
Applications accepted all year round
Mate choice is an essential behavioural process with profound consequences in evolution. How do animals choose with whom to mate? How do they evaluate the features of a potential mate to maximise their reproductive success?.
Domestication of Perennial Plants: Evolution and Dispersal
Dr R Spengler
31 January 2019
Some of the most heavily investigated research topics in the sciences relate to the origins of agriculture. Over the past century and a half, scholars from across several fields of scholarship have dedicated their careers to the questions of when, where, how, and why plants and animals were first domesticated.
Cancer Research UK funded PhD studentship: Defining the Rules of Cellular Darwinism
Barts Cancer Institute
Dr P Ribeiro, Dr P R Cutillas
6 January 2019
We are now accepting applications for a Cancer Research UK funded PhD studentship to start in September 2019. Barts Cancer Institute has an international reputation for cancer research, with world renowned experts in the field.